Margot Pins Kestenbaum in Jerusalem, August 2017. "You have to reach a certain age before you can deal with" war and terrible memories. Emil Salman

This Woman Survived the Holocaust Thanks to the Philippines. Now She Wants to Return the Favor

Margot Pins Kestenbaum was only able to escape Nazi Germany in 1938 after her family received an entry visa to the Southeast Asian state. Now 86, she feels the Filipinos’ life-saving actions need to be officially recognized in Israel

When Margot Cassel was 7, her parents announced they would be leaving Germany. It was 1938, five years since Adolf Hitler’s rise to power, when the walls began closing in on the country’s Jews. Margot, an only...

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